Shauna M. Strickland is a Senior Court Research Analyst within the Research Division of the National Center for State Courts. Current work includes the yearly collection and analysis of trial and appellate court caseload statistics for the Court Statistics Project as well as an annual update to State Court Organization, a survey of the organization and administration of the nation's trial and appellate courts. Additional areas of focus include self-represented litigants, improvements to the reporting of records that prohibit firearm ownership, and effective criminal case processing. She has extensive knowledge in the collection of national-level data and has previously contributed to projects that examined trends in civil trials and appeals, explored criminal appeals in all 143 state appellate courts, and created a census of problem-solving courts.
Ms. Strickland holds a MPA from Old Dominion University (Va.) and has worked at the NCSC since 2002, receiving the Jeanne A. Ito Staff Award in 2006.